Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Crypta Balbi 1



Distinctive Features

A small amphora with a tapering body covered with rilling. It has a simple beaded rim with a deep groove underneath, narrow neck and oval-shaped curved handles with two deep grooves and a small flat hollow base. There are typological similarities between this amphora and the Palestinian Agora M334 (Arthur, 1998; Saguì, 2001).
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Date Range

Dated to the seventh century AD at the Crypta Balbi (Saguì, 2001).
Search: [7th century AD]

Origin

In view of the similarities of form with Agora M334, Palestine is a possibility.
Search: [Eastern Mediterranean] [Palestine] [The Levant]

Distribution

At least seven vessels were recovered from the Crypta Balbi (Saguì, 2001).
Search: [Italy] [North West Europe]

Contents

Unknown.
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Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams